Chandler – Native Plant Identification

City of Chandler Downtown Library 22 S Delaware St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Are you interested in plants native to the Arizona desert? This workshop will teach you the importance of native plants, how to identify them, and which plants to select if you want to attract pollinators or wildlife! Furthermore, learn the dangers of invasive species and why it's better to choose native. Register here!

Free

Glendale – Stormwater Basics & Passive Rainwater Harvesting

Glendale Main Library 5959 W Brown St, Glendale, Arizona

Only rain in the storm drain! Learn about the City's stormwater system and how we can work together to keep our waterways clean. Presented by Megan Sheldon, Deputy Director of the Glendale Water Services Department. Rainwater is free, fresh, and filling! Come learn about the importance of rainwater harvesting, and how adding simple earthworks around your plants can create a …

Chandler – Protecting your Landscape from the Summer Heat

City of Chandler Sunset Library 4930 W Ray Rd, Chandler, AZ, United States

Learn how to protect your landscape from the hot summer heat before it's too late! Trees, shrubs and even cacti like the mighty Saguaro were heavily impacted this past summer, with many not making it through the season. This workshop will focus on proper plant selection, heat mitigation, tips on protecting your landscape plants from heat, and ways to identify …

Free

Peoria – Composting

Peoria Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, United States

Trash bin full of yard waste? Turn that waste into money by composting it for re-use in your landscape and gardens. In this class, you will learn what to compost and how to keep the material “cooking” to create your own soil amendments. To register click here and look under "Green Living" or call 623.773.7137

Free

Glendale – Active Rainwater Harvesting

Glendale Main Library 5959 W Brown St, Glendale, Arizona

Did you know that one inch of rainfall from a 1,000 square foot roof can capture up to 600 gallons of rainwater? Learn what it takes to design a system that collects and stores rainwater for later use. This class is for anyone that wants to learn about active rainwater harvesting techniques, even if you begin with just one barrel. …

Tempe- Smart Landscape Watering Practices

Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd. Tempe, AZ 85282 3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, Arizona, United States

Review the basics of outdoor watering efficiency. This workshop covers sprinklers, drip, bubblers, microbubblers and hose watering, along with a brief overview of earthworks and graywater systems. Also, learn how residents can utilized the Graywater Rebate or the High Efficiency Irrigation Rebate to upgrade watering systems at home. Register Here!

Avondale – Native Landscape Care

Avondale Resource Center 995 E. Riley Dr, Avondale, AZ, United States

Learn best practices for maintaining native plants with minimal water. Register here

Free

Goodyear – Desert Blooms for All Seasons

Goodyear Georgia T Lord Library 1900 N. Civic Square, Goodyear, Arizona, United States

Discover the variety of water efficient plants that provide color to your yard year-round. Register here

Free

Buckeye – How to Keep Your Water Bill Under $100

Coyote Library - Buckeye 21699 W Yuma Rd #116, Buckeye, United States

Learn to employ these tips and strategies to maintain a reasonable or lower than average monthly water bill. Register here

Free

Goodyear – Resilient Landscaping for Drought

Goodyear Georgia T Lord Library 1900 N. Civic Square, Goodyear, Arizona, United States

Learn how to develop and train your landscape to withstand minimal water conditions. Register here

Buckeye – Fruit Trees in the Desert

Coyote Library - Buckeye 21699 W Yuma Rd #116, Buckeye, United States

Discover which varieties can be cultivated here and how to care for them. Register here

Free